Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Masking is about caring for others

Series: COVID-19 | Story 7


H. Alan Watson, FACHE
CEO, Maury Regional Health

As society has opened and more people have resumed work, shopping and leisure activities, we have experienced an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths.

How do we find the balance between economic recovery and public health safety? Nearly all public health experts agree that masking, social distancing and hand hygiene will enable us to find that balance until a vaccine is developed.

I have been surprised that masking has become such a point of contention. The scientific evidence that masking is one of the m...

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